Category Archives: Travel

Ireland 2019: The Concert at St Nicholas’ Church in Galway

Most people who profess belief in the teachings of Jesus Christ call themselves Christians. And most Western European Christians call themselves either Catholics or Protestants. But not so for the members of the Church of Ireland. They call themselves Catholics … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: Galway’s Riverside Walk

Our Tuesday walk began with our morning venture from our Eyre Street hotel to Eyre Square (see here) and continued down Galway’s Main Street (see here) all the way to the Spanish Arch at the mouth of the River Corrib. … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: The Main Street of Galway

The main street of Galway starts at the west end of Eyre Square and goes downhill all the way to the water’s edge. Tourists go there to eat, drink, shop and people watch. Local Galwegians go there to eat, drink, … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: Galway’s Eyre Square

Eyre Square (Irish: An Fhaiche Mhór) is in the center of Galway and was the center of all of our activities during our seven-day stay in Galway last June. We stayed at the Eyre Square Townhouse two blocks west of … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: From Belfast to Galway

They say that it’s a rocky road to Dublin Town but we experienced nothing but smooth sailing as soon as boarded our train in Belfast. We began our Ireland vacation on Monday, June 17th, when we landed at Dublin Airport … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: Banksy’s Street Art at the Culloden

Can you think of a better anti-establishment symbol than Banksy, the anonymous street artist who has spread his satirical message on walls throughout the world? How about a better pro-establishment symbol in Northern Ireland than the splendid but stuffy Culloden … Continue reading

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Ireland 2019: The Culloden Estate and Spa in Cultra

The tiny community of Cultra is a wealthy suburb located just east of Holywood and is about five miles from central Belfast. As you drive along the tree-lined roads you will sometimes get a glimpse of the stately mansions set … Continue reading

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